"We're taking a hiatus," said Garbage lead singer Shirley Manson. "We have discussed this and I don't think anybody is interested in breaking up," she continued. "We feel that this has been a really great tour and we feel that we have really muscled through and produced a great record, and we just want to take some time off while things are really good between us."
Those statements representing enough for those questioning on the Scottish rock band split up. As Manson told the Melbourne Herald Sun Wednesday, the band planned to take "an indefinite break" by the time they finished its two-week Australian trek Oct. 1. As for their cancelled October dates in Belgium, France and Britain, Manson explained "We always swore if it wasn't 100 percent fun we'd stop it. So that's what we've decided to do. It was important for us to say 'we're tired, this is becoming hard, we should stop right now. It's something we all felt was the right move."